NDLEA Arrests 211 Drug Suspects And Seizes 3,717.6 kg Of Hard Drugs In Kebbi State
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi State Command, made an arrest of 211 suspects and seizure of 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs from January to December 2017.
The state Commandant, Suleiman Jadi, confirmed this in an interview on Monday in Birnin Kebbi.
He said that the command had, intercepted 20 convictions of offenders, with various jail terms while other cases are still pending at the Federal High Court in Birnin Kebbi.
“Within this period, 363.630 kg of cannabis sativa, 3354.009 kg of psychotropic substances;Tramadol 2387.039 kg and Cough syrup with Codeine 864.144 kg , were all removed from circulation.
“The command noticed that Tramadol was the highest drug seized during the period under review.”
He also congratulated the State government, traditional and community leaders for working hard and educating the general public on the dangers of drug abuse and addiction.
Source: Daily Post Nigeria